Just Outstanding IPA | Kern River Brewing Company

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93
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1,307 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company
California, United States
kernriverbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mcallister on 03-01-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,307
Reviews:
454
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
8.31%
 
 
Wants:
371
Gots:
187
For Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a bottle into a Tulip glass, color is a beautiful orange-copper, typical of an IPA, with a decent tan head that drops quickly but leaves quite a bit of lacing. The aroma is very nice, smells of cirtus and a dash of pine. Not quite as strong as I was expecting but good none the less. the taste was also very good, nice bitterness, some sweetness and the cirtus hops. Overall a very solid IPA.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice vibrant orange with a nice tall white head. Little retention with some nice spotty lace.

S: Wonderful earthy hops. Citurs, Pine, and caramel malts.

T: Toffee sweetness, with ample amounts of citrus and pine. Light floral notes with hints of tropical sweetness.

M: Medium in body, smooth, tasty for sure.

D: Good, a solid and drinkable IPA no doubt.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a nice golden/amber hue with a rich creamy two finger head. Looks very inviting.

S - nice west coast citrus hop profile, but the aroma is a bit muted. Not the hop blast was hoping for. A bit of malt in the background, but mostly hops dominate here.

T - tasty citrus/tropical/a bit of pine here. While tasty, it is a bit muted like the smell. I was looking for more of a hop blast again.

M - Nice thick and creamy mouthfeel. Coat nicely and reminds me of the thickness of Pliny.

Overall this is a tasty, hop forward IPA that falls short of being excellent (or outsanding in this case). I'm happy to have tried it but there are much better IPAs to be had.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle thanks to mattolesh, much appreciated. Nice orange color and a very invitingly hoppy smell to this beer. The flavor leaned more towards amarillo hops for me, lemony and yet bitter like aspirin. A very tasty IPA and I'd cop fresh bottles if I could.

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Just Outstanding IPA from Kern River Brewing Company
4.21 out of 5 based on 1,307 ratings.
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